Wentz Events

PROGRAMS & EVENTS AT PETER WENTZ FARMSTEAD


2030 Shearer Road
Lansdale, PA 19446
610-584-5104
peterwentzfarmstead@montcopa.org 

2019


Wednesday, October 2nd at 10am  or  1pm

CHILD'S PLAY SERIES- SPICES
Preschoolers will learn about the origins of spices and then prepare a sachet of a common spice mix.  Dress to get dirty! 
Ages: 3 and up & accompanied by an adult. Fee: $5 per child; Pre-registration required. 

Friday, October 4th - tours begin at 7:30 pm

NIGHT LIFE- FALL & WINTER 1777
What happened at the Wentz House as General Washington and his military family prepared for the Battle of Germantown? Explore night time during the autumn of 1777 and what it meant for residents of a home like the Wentz family’s and the military travelling in the area. Tour is suitable for those ages 12+.
Tours offered at 7:30 / 7:50 / 8:10 / 8:30 / 8:50; Preregistration required. 
Ages:12 and up; $2 per person suggested donation.

Sunday, October 6th from 11am-3pm

WAR COMES TO WORCESTER 1777
Learn how in October 1777 the Wentz family coped with General Washington and his staff using the house as a military headquarters during the busy harvest season.  Experience camp life of the British & Continental Armies that were battling and travelling throughout the region during the Philadelphia Campaign.

Wednesday, November 6th at 10am  or  1pm


CHILD'S PLAY SERIES- SALUTE TO THE SOLDIERS
Your child will enjoy learning about the lives of soldiers during the American Revolution before we write a thank you note to current service members.  
Ages: 3 and up & accompanied by an adult. Fee: $5 per child; Pre-registration required.


Saturday, December 7th from 3-9pm


CANDLELIGHT TOURS

The soft glow of candles will guide you throughout the Farmstead for tours showcasing colonial music, seasonal entertaining, and a visit from Belsnickel, a Pennsylvania German St. Nicholas in furs. (Last tour begins at 8:30pm).
All ages; $2 per person suggested donation.

Wednesday, December 11th at 10am  or  1pm


CHILD'S PLAY SERIES- HOLIDAYS
Preschoolers will learn about historic holiday traditions and make a craft to take home.  
Ages: 3 and up & accompanied by an adult. Fee: $5 per child; Pre-registration required.